List of non-marine molluscs of Cambodia

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Location of Cambodia

The non-marine mollusks of Cambodia are a part of the molluscan fauna of Cambodia (the wildlife of Cambodia). A number of species of non-marine mollusks are found in the wild in Cambodia.

Freshwater gastropods[edit]

Freshwater snails from the family Ampullariidae are used in Cambodian cuisine

The lower Mekong River area, which includes parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, is considered to be a biodiversity hotspot for freshwater gastropods, with dominant taxa from the families Pomatiopsidae, Stenothyridae, Buccinidae and Marginellidae.[1]



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Land gastropods[edit]

An unidentified land snail from Cambodia





See also[edit]

Lists of molluscs of surrounding countries:


  1. ^ Strong E. E., Gargominy O., Ponder W. F. & Bouchet P. (2008). "Global Diversity of Gastropods (Gastropoda; Mollusca) in Freshwater". Hydrobiologia 595: 149-166. hdl:10088/7390 doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9012-6.
  2. ^ accessed 10 July 2009
  3. ^ Isobe M., Yuakul D., Sigurdsson J. B., Goto T. & Lam T. J. (1991) "Fluorescent Substance in the Luminous Land Snail, Dyakia striata". Agricultural and Biological Chemistry 55(8): 1947-1951. abstract and PDF.
  4. ^ Sutcharit C., Naggs F., Wade C. M., Fontanilla I. & Panha S. (2010). "The new family Diapheridae, a new species of Diaphera Albers from Thailand, and the position of the Diapheridae within a molecular phylogeny of the Streptaxoidea (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 1-16. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00598.x.

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